Moreno leads Bahamas event by 1

7:22 PM, May 25, 2013   |    comments
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Paradise Island, Bahamas (Sports Network) - Paola Moreno moved to 9-under par on Saturday and she will take a 1-stroke lead into the final round of the weather-shortened Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic.

Moreno shot 4-under 41 on the 12-hole Ocean Club Golf Course at Atlantis Resort. She stands at 9-under 81 through 24 of the scheduled 36 holes.

Lindsey Wright fired a 7-under 38 to soar 56 places into solo second at minus-8. Julieta Granada (42) and Eun-Hee Ji (40) are tied for third place at 7-under 83.

Cristie Kerr (40) and Anna Nordqvist (44) headline a group of seven players tied at 6-under 84.

The course took on nearly a foot of rain on Tuesday and the tour has scrambled to get as many holes as playable as possible. Players have started their first two rounds on the 10th then played Nos. 6-7-4-5-11-12-13-14-2-3-8.

After a lengthy lightning delay on Friday, 27 players completed their first rounds on Saturday morning.

If the tournament reaches is scheduled 36 holes, the title will be an official tour victory for whoever comes out on top.


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